February 2014 News Updates (7)

Iowa Catholic Conference report on the first legislative deadline

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

Friday was the deadline for non-budget or tax bills in the legislature to win committee approval. Unfortunately, some key items didn’t make the cut. For example, the Education Savings Account bills in the House and Senate did not advance. As you recall, the bills would provide that the state deposit about $5,600 annually into a savings account for nonpublic school or homeschool students to help pay for tuition and other educational…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 23, 2014 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Granny Basketball II "The Knights Revenge" - Fr. Victor Romanelli Council #12482, St. Anthony's - DSM

Worthy Brothers,
St. Anthony's Knights of Columbus, Fr. Victor Romanelli Council #12482 will be hosting the
Granny Basketball II "The Knights Revenge".

Come see teams from St. Anthony's School and Knights of Columbus play the Car-X- Strutters of the Granny Basketball League

Last year's event raised over $1100 for the school.  Please help our council by supporting and promoting this fun-filled…

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Added by Michael "Sully" sullivan on February 22, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Dickie Smith wife of PSD Paul E. Smith Passes Away

Don Steil former District Deputy reports:

Dickie Smith passed away on Monday Feb. 17/2014. Her Funeral Service will be on Sat. Feb. 22/2014. At Sacred Heart Church.  Visitation will be on Friday, Feb. 21/2014 from 4-7:00 PM at Goettsch Funeral Home, 514 West First St., Monticello, IA.

 

You can find the obituary online at;  Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, IA,  …

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Added by Michael P. Gaspers on February 21, 2014 at 5:53am — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference funnel week update

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

Last minute reminder – the annual Rally for Life is tomorrow (Monday). The event begins at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Church in Des Moines and continues at 3 p.m. at the state capitol. If you can attend just one or the other location, that’s fine. The keynote speaker is Wesley Smith, one of America's leading experts in the area of bioethics. The focus will be on assisted suicide and end of life issues. For more information see the flier on…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 16, 2014 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Feb. 9, 2014

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

Thanks for the great response to the action alert we sent you last week. It is very much appreciated! If you haven’t had a chance to send a message to your legislator in support of an increase in the minimum wage, Educational Savings Accounts, or a ban on “webcam” abortions, go to our Action Center at…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 9, 2014 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Please contact your legislators today

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

We have just put three legislative alerts on our website. We would appreciate you visiting our Action Center at www.iowacatholicconference.org to send your state legislator a message in support of each of these issues. 

House File 2090 advanced out of a House subcommittee yesterday. It creates Education Savings Accounts for…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 5, 2014 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Iowa Catholic Conference Newsletter, Feb. 3, 2014

To: Iowa Catholic Conference Legislative Network

As expected, several bills of interest to the Catholic Conference were introduced last week. Typically we send out an action alert when a bill really needs a push one way or the other, but you don’t have to wait for us. You can always get contact information for your legislator by clicking “Action Center” at www.iowacatholicconference.org. You can also leave a message for him or her at…

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Added by Tom Chapman on February 3, 2014 at 9:48am — No Comments

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